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Things to do in London this Friday

It's time to clock off, wind down and get your weekend on...

Find fantastic ideas for things to do on a Friday, just in case you've left it to the last minute. Check out the best entertainment, nightlife and events happening in the capital this Friday. The weekend starts here...

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Bill Bailey: Limboland

Our much-loved master of the surreal and silly brings the UK leg of his Limboland tour to a close this Friday. Expect tales of failed family holidays and a protest song played on a bible.

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Just Ditch

Feign an illness, clock off early and get yourself down to the Mondrian London's rooftop bar for some Friday afternoon fun. There will be DJs on the decks, cocktails to sip on, and views for miles. Avoid snapping them for Instagram though as your boss might catch you out.

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Rumpus Room , South Bank Friday August 26 2016

Etsy Pop-Up

Find a hive of creativity atop John Lewis's roof top garden as online retailer Etsy take over the space for the bank holiday. 20 makers will be selling their wares, giving visitors the chance to pick up everything from plant pots, vases, jewellery and notebooks to handmade vessels, mobile phone covers and pretty little paperweights. 

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John Lewis , Oxford Street Thursday August 25 2016 - Monday August 29 2016


A hugely entertaining doc about the bizarre 'sport' of competitive tickling

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The Shallows

Just when you thought it was safe to back into the cinema... It's Blake Lively vs shark in this riveting thriller

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King of indie sadism Todd Solondz returns with a seriously non-heartwarming shaggy dog story

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